In picking our diets, we pay far too much attention to basic research into phenomena we barely understand -- and not enough heed to our own senses.
The agency has a history of mishandling civil rights cases. New reforms aim to change that, but recent actions don’t inspire confidence.
The Republican from Louisiana, who went to the same engineering school as Wile E. Coyote, went on to talk about his plan to patch the Titanic with bubble gum.
A reader wonders if he can leave his pup's poop on the nature trail. Umbra digs up the evidence.
Fifty years ago, LBJ gave an amazing speech arguing that America shouldn't pursue economic growth but rather community, nature, leisure time, and happiness.
350.org and a coalition of green groups plan a mass September protest in NYC -- just in time for a big U.N. climate conclave.
In Burlington, Mass., you have to walk 1.2 miles to find a crosswalk between the mall and the movie theater, even though they’re right across the street.
Not wanting to get left behind its bigger bros in the global melt, the "third pole" has also been shedding its icy stocks.
With your help, Grist celebrated our 15th birthday by raising $70,000 in just 15 days.